Machines Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Machines style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Machines citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Machines.

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How do you cite a book in the Machines referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Machines

Here’s an example book citation in Machines using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Machines citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Machines looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Machines citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Machines format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Machines

Here’s a Machines journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. Container 2000, Volume, pages Used.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Machines:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Machines style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Machines. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Machines example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Jul.7, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Jul.7, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Machines in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Machines

Here’s a Machines citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Jul.7, 2022).
So how to cite a video Machines?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Jul.7, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Machines referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Machines, this is what you’ll need

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Machines.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Machines using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Machines referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Machines

An example song citation in Machines.
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Lastname, F. Song Title; 2000;.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Machines:
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The Beatles Here Comes the Sun; 1969;.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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